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Second World War recruiting brochure for women to join the Women's Army Corps in 1943. 
Topics: Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, Women's Army Corps, W.A.C., W.A.C. Recruiting Brochure, United States...
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Brown shoes and boots were first issued for the new summer cotton khaki and winter brown wool uniforms worn by soldiers, replacing the formerly worn black leather footwear. Even the enlisted dress blue uniform soldiers wore brown leather shoes and garrison belts and black socks. With the introduction of the "paratrooper" boots issued in 1958, brown footwear had to be dyed black. 
Topics: Brogans, Low-Quarter Shoes, Paratrooper Boots, Canvas Leggings, Wool Leg Wrappings, United States...
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This was a soft-cover spiral-bound booklet of eighty (80) pages, therefore have to scan it in three parts as there are dried mildew stamps, pen and pencil marks, etc., nothing in changed in the pictures nor the artwork. It has been restored as it would have appeared just the first time it was acquired. It was also dog-eared as it was used for reference repeatedly throughout it's life! 
Topics: Patches of the United States Armed Forces, Jack Britton & George Washington Junior, Tulsa...
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A booklet that shows the war planes of both allie and the axis powers in the Second World War. 
Topics: 1943 War Planes of the World, Second World War, World War Two, WWII, WW2
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Second World War army guidons for the 1st Special Force Service.
Topics: First Special Service Force, Army Guidons, United States Army, World War Two, Second World War,...
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A small booklet in colour of the uniforms and insignia of the United States Navy, U.S. Navy Reserve, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S.C.G. Reserve, U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Marine Corps Reserve in the Second World War. 
Topics: 1944 A Guide to U.S. Navy Insignia, Badges and Insignia, World War Two, WW2, WWII, Second World...
This sof-cover book  stated they had over 500 illustrations - many in color for 25-cents, 30-cents in Canada. "The Most Complete Book on the Subject Ever Published. 
Topics: Branch and Rank Insignia, United States Armed Forces, United States Army, United States Army...
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World War Two Imperial Japan's military picture post-cards captured by U.S. airmen, marines, sailors and soldiers from the battles with names like Iwo Jima, Tararwa, Guadacanal, Tokyo, etc.
Topics: Imperial Japan, Picture Post-Cards, Second World War, World War Two, South Pacific, Japanese...
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Actual insignia worn by W.A.A.C. members between 1942 and 1943 when the name initials were shorted to W.A.C. and the cap insignia was replaced as well.
Topics: W.A.A.C., Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, W.A.C., Women's Army Corps, WW2, World War Two, WWII,...
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Picture post-cards from both world wars, the Korean war and the Vietnam war era.
Topics: The Great War 1914-1918, First World War, WW1, World War One, WWI, Second World War, WW2, World War...
"He's in the Armored Corps" was only one of more than fifteen books like "He's in the Paratroops Now," "He's in the Marines Now," "He's in the Marines Now," etc. Each is more than 250-pages and more than a third of them have pictures. Some of these books are hard-to-find, believe it or not? Major General Adna Romanza Chaffee Jr., Lieutenant General Daniel Van Voorhis, General George S. Patton, 
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Topics: Half-Track, Tank, United States Army, Armored Corps, Second World War, World War Two, WWII, WW2
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Pictures post-cards used by airmen, marines, sailors and soldiers on both sides of the war. Some were taken from photographs and some hand-drawn cartoon-like artwork.
Topics: Second World War, World War Two, WW2, WWII, Picture Post-Cards
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Battle Stations! Your Navy in Action (1946). "A photographic epic of the naval operations of World War II told by great admirals who sailed the fleet from Norfolk to Normandy and from The Golden Gate to the Inland Sea." (Part 1 of 8 parts)
Topics: 1946 Battle Stations!, Your Navy in Action, A Photographic Epic ov Naval Operations of World War...
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Shoulder sleeve insignia of the United States Navy Patrol Torpedo Boats from 1941-1945 especially in the South Pacific Theater. Hopefully this is more complete than from other media? 
Topics: P.T.Boat, Patrol Torpedo Boat, MTB, Motor Torpedo Boat, R.O.N., WW2, United States Navy, Insignia,...
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The rank insignia and uniforms of H.M.C.G. (His Majesty's Coast Guard) during World War Two.
Topics: His Majesty's Coast Guard, H.M.C.G., Great Britain, United Kingdom, England, Uniforms, Insignia,...
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Accordion picture post-card folder of scenes at Forth Bragg, North Carolina which is near the city of  Fayetteville. 
Topics: Cumberland County, Harnett County, Hoke County, Moore County, Fayettevilla, North Carolina, Fort...
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Guide Right was a handbook for WAVEs and SPARS in World War Two.
Topics: WAVE, SPAR, WAAC, WAC, WAF, WW2, WWII, Second World War, World War Two, United States Coast Guard,...
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A well tailored recruiting brochure for potential navy recruits in the Second World War. 1942. 
Topics: Men Make the Navy, The Navy Makes Men, Recruiting Brochure, Second World War, World War Two, United...
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Various nations issued commemorative postage stamps featuring tanks in battle during the Second World War in Asia, Europe and North Africa. Stamps collecting can be a fun hobby! 
Topics: Second World War, World War Two, WW2, WWII, Tanks, Armoured Vehicles, Army, Armies, Warfare,...
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A small booklet sold in wartime Britain to show the insignia of their allies.
Topics: 1943 Rank Badges of the Allies, Wartime England, Second World War, World War Two, WW2, WWII, Rank...
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Shell Oil Company published this patriotic paper ephemera that showed civilians not familiar with the medals and ribbons awarded to Coast Guardsmen, Marine, Sailors and Soldiers in the Second World War.
Topics: Medals, Ribbons, Medal of Honor, Silver Star Medal, Bronze Star Medal, U.S.Coast Guard, U.S.Army,...
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Patriotic World War Two booklet created for the people back home on the Home Front to acquaint them with the military insignia of the U.S. Armed Forces.
Topics: Air Corps, Army Coast Guard, Marines, Navy, insignia, booklet, World War Two, WW2, Second World...
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Cavalry (yellow) chevrons used until 1918 to 1919 in the Army of the United States. From the collection of the late Michael von Deckbar who had possibly the best collection of chevrons in the U.S.A.!
Topics: Michael von Deckbar, Cavalry Chevrons, Chevrons, Insignia, Army of the United States, United States...
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Unofficial cloth patches displaying a flying bee armed with a Thompson sub-machine-gun and working tools worn by members of the Construction Battalion, also referred to as SeaBees!
Topics: C.B., Construction Battalion, SeaBee, Seabees, Shoulder Sleeve Insignia, Insignia, WW2, World War...
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by Herbert Booker
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NOTA  BENE: This is not an endorsement for tobacco products, it is simply here to show what this particular tin looked for those who collect them as a hobby! A cigarette tin made in England in 1942 and given to the U.S. service women and men while guests of the British people. 
Topics: Pall Mall Cigarettes, England, Great Britain, Tobacco Products, English made U.S. cigarettes, WW2,...
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Shoulder sleeve insignia spiral-bound soft-cover booklet showing insignia of rank, service ribbons, decorations and insignia of the U.S. Armed Forces. Printed in 1945 in full color.
Topics: Joel & Aronoff, 137c Fifth Avenue, New York 10 New York, Soft-Cover, Spiral-Bound, Shoulder...
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WW2 United States Navy poster and a Navy Rates too!
Topics: WAVES Recruiting Poster, U.S.Navy Specialty Marks Posters, Navy Enlisted Rating Poster, United...
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Painted grey box holding chemicals, perhaps water purification in the jungles of Indo-China during the Second World War to protect the soldiers from water borne diseases? 
Topics: Imperial Japanese Army, Imperial Japanese Marines, Imperial Japanese Navy, Chemical Box, Second...
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A scale model kit of a U.S. Army Half-Track Armoured Vehicles.
Topics: Half Track Vehnicle, United States Army, World War Two, Scale Model Kit, Second World War, Army of...
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"Decorations and Medals of the World."
Topics: Decorations, Medals, Awards, Orders, Victoria Cross, Iron Cross, Medal of Honor, Croix de Guerre,...
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Marine Corps shoulder sleeve insignia in the Second World War.
Topics: 1st Marine Amphibious Corps, Defense Battalions, Service and Supply, Raiders, Balloon,...
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Photographs of high-school victory corps volunteers in World War Two as well as their insignia and headgear. 
Topics: High-School, Victory Corps, High-School Victory Corps, H.S.V.C., World War Two, WWII, Second World...
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A pin-wheel showing the rank insignia of the Army, Marines and Navy in the Second World War.
Topics: Rank Insignia Pinwheel, United States Army, United States Marine Corps, United States Navy, Rank...
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Winged badges of the United States Army in World War Two.
Topics: Winged Badges of the United States Army, Second World War, WWII, World War Two, WW2, Insignia
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Fanny Farmer Candy Shops' patriotic brochure illustrating and describing branch and rank insignia of the United States Armed Forces.
Topics: Fanny Farmer Candies, Insignia Worn by the U.S.Army - Navy and Marine Corps, Second World War,...
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The North American G.I. liked to send souvenirs back to the home front and the loved ones as tokens of patriotism and their affection, especially to their fiances, wives, parents and grandparents as well as friends and acquaintances. 
Topics: Auckland New Zealand, Australia, Australian Imperial Forces, Bougainville, Fiji, Green Islands,...
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Although this magazine is missing many pages, there is still enough here to get an idea of  why it was necessary to draft men into the U.S. Armed Forces in the Second World War.
Topics: Conscrited, Inducted, Drafted, Military Service, Second World War, WWII, World War Two, WW2, Over...
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On the U.S.M.C. officers' collar and cuffs was gold-wire lace that indicated the rank of the wearer by how fancy it was as they progressed from a second lieutenant to a major general, and lastly to Commandant of the Corps. 
Topics: Collar gold lace, Cuff gold lace, U.S.M.C., United States Marines, United States Marine Corps,...
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Shoulder sleeve insignia of the United States Marine Corps in the Second World War. 
Topics: 1st Marine Division, Guadalcanal, 2nd Marine Division, 3rd Marine Division, 4th Marine Division,...
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One can see photographs taken during the Second World War in the South Pacific marines wearing these sun helmets in the tropics.
Topics: U.S.M.C.Sun Helmet, Semper Fi!, Semper Paratis!, World War Two, Second World War, Pacific Theater,...
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Patch catalogs combined from the World War Two era in North America.
Topics: Patch King, King of Patches, Madison Square Garden, Second World War, WW2, World War Two, WWII,...
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United States Marine Corps shoulder sleeve insignia in WWII.
Topics: 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Fleet Marine...
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Know your fighting forces - Insignia of the Army, Navy, Marines and Auxiliaries. Altoona Pennsylvania. (1942)
Topics: Know Your Fighting Forces, Insignia of the Army - Navy - Marines and Auxiliaries, World War Two,...
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Uniform of a sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Topics: World War Two, WWII, Second World War, WW2, United States Marine Corps, U.S.M.C., Semper Fidelis!,...
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"A Photographic Epic of the Naval Operations of World War II. Told By the Great Admirals Who Sailed the Fleet From Norfolk to Normandy and From the Golden Gate to Inland Sea." 1946 (Part 6 of 8 parts)
Topics: 1946 Battle Stations!, Your Navy in Action, A Photographic Epic of the Naval Operations of World...
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Uniforms and insignia of world war one and world war two.
Topics: Miscellaneous, U.S.Coast Guard, U.S.Army, U.S.Navy, Insignia, WW2, WW1, WWI, WWII, Herbert Booker
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Shoulder flash worn on the upper sleeves to show which unit the wearer is attached to. 
Topics: Infantry Division Identification Schemes, Shoulder Flash, British Army, Second World War, World War...
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"A Photographic Epic of the Naval Operations of World War II. Told by the Greatr Admirals Who Sailed the Fleet From Norfolk to Normandy and From the Golden Gate to the Inland Sea." 1946. (Part 4 of 8 parts)
Topics: 1946 Battle Stations!, Your Navy in Action, A Photographic Epic of the Naval Operations of World...
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"A Photographic Epic of the Naval Operations of World War II. Told By Great Admirals Who Sailed the Fleet From Norfolk to Normandy and From the Golden Gate to Inland Sea." 1946. (Part 5 of 8 parts).
Topics: 1946 Battle Stations! Your Navy in Action, Part 5 of 8 parts, A Photographic Epic of the Naval...
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1943 United States Army issue female uniforms for the members of the Women's Army Corps in the Second World War. 
Topics: W.A.C., Women's Army Corps, Uniforms, Insignia, Second World War, WWII, World War Two, WW2, Herbert...
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A non-magnetic compass used by the United States Army in World War Two.
Topics: Azimuth, Compass, Map Reading, United States Army, Second World War, World War Two, WW2, WWII,...
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Lots of military arms, equipment and ordnance in WW2.
Topics: Herbert Booker, World War Two, WWII, Second World War, WW2, Small Arms, Mortar Rockets
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"A Photographic Epic of the Naval Operations of World War II. Told By the Great Admirals Who Sailed the Fleet From Norfolk to Normandy and From the Golden Gate to the Inland Sea." 1946 (Part 7 of 8 parts)
Topics: 1946 Battle Stations!, Your Navy in Action, A Photographic Epic of the Naval Operations of World...
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"A Photographic Epic Of the Naval Operations of World War II. Told By the Great Admiral Who sailed the Fleet from Norfolk to Normandy and From the Golden Gate to the Inland Sea." 1946.  (Part 3 of 8 parts). 
Topics: 1946 Battle Stations!, Part 3 of 8 parts, Your Navy in Action, A Photographic Epic of the Naval...
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"A Photographic Epic of the Naval Operations in World War II. Told By Great Admirals Who Sailed the Fleet From Norfolk to Normandy and From the Golden Gate to Inland Sea." 1946 (Part 8 of 8 parts)
Topics: 1946 Battle Stations, Your Navy in Action, A Photographic Epic of the Naval Operations in World War...
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Additional "Patch King" Patches Supplement, 1944.
Topics: Patch King, Army Patches, Air Corps Patches, Army Air Force Patches, Marine Corps Patches, Navy...
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"A Photographic Epic of the Naval Operations of World War II. Told By the Great Admirals Who Sailed the Fleet from Norfolk to Normandy and From the Golden Gate to the Inland Sea." (Part 2 of 8 parts).
Topics: 1946 Battale Stations!, Your Navy in Action, A Photographic Epic of the Naval Operations of World...
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Insignia of the Elementary Flight Training School in WW2 Canada.
Topics: E.F.T.S., Elementary Flight Training School, Dominion of Canada, Royal Canadian Air Force,...
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Gas station paper ephemera that the customer received a stamp to place into the folder of U.S. Navy ships and aircraft of World War Two. 
Topics: Tydol, Fighting Ships of the U.S.A., Heriberto Beaucaire, Herbert Booker, Stamps featuring shiops...
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Japanese-Americans and African-Americans are honored with a gold coin for their service in World War Two in North Africa, Europe and the Pacific.
Topics: Japanese-American, African-American, Gold Commemorative Coin, Herbert Booker, North Africa, Europe,...
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Photographs war material such as revolvers, rifles, sub-machine Gunns, Mortar Rounds, etc. 
Topics: World War Two, WWII, First World War, WW2, Herbert Booker, British Army, Arms, Equipment, Ordnance,...
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War material of the British Empire in the Second World War. 
Topics: Herbert Booker, British Army, World War Two, WWII, Second World War, WW2, Arms Equipment, Ordnance
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Front cover of a 1945 showing a C.A.P. Cadet.
Topics: Civil Air Patrol Cadet, C.A.P.C., World War Two, Second World War, WWII, WW2, Magazine, Heriberto...
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Medical kits, Medals and Hand Grenades, etc. 
Topics: Herbert Booker, WWII British Army, Arms, Equipment, Ordnance, Herbert Booker, World War Two, WWII,...
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Aviation badges were mostly in silver during the Second World War. 
Topics: Command Pilot, Senior Pilot, Pilot, Air Crew Member, Flight Nurse, Liaison Pilot, Aircraft...
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SPARs, WACs and WAVES in the Second World War in pictures and in photographs.
Topics: WAC Hobby Hat, WAC Ring, Women's Army Corps, SPAR, WAVE, United States Navy, United States Coast...
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Cloth shoulder sleeve insignia worn by Maine and Navy pilots and by soldiers and airmen.
Topics: Squadron Patches, WWI Army Divisions and Units, World War I, First World War, The Great War, WWI,...
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Arms, equipment and ordnance of the British Army in the Second World War. 
Topics: WWII British Army, Arms, Equipment, Ordnance, Second World War, WWII, World War Two, WW2, Herbert...
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World War Two E.F.T.S. instructor in Canada.
Topics: Elementary Flight Training School, World War Two, Second World War, WWII, WW2, Dominion of Canada,...
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Costume patriotic jewelry worn most by female family members and friends of service women and men in the United States Armed Forces.
Topics: Home Front U.S.A., Herbert Booker, Second World War, WWII, World War Two, WW2
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World War Two United States Navy Construction Battalion rates and specialty marks for the Seabees.
Topics: World War Two, WW2, Second World War, WWII, Construction Battalion, Seabees, Rates and Specialty...
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Arms, equipment and ordnance used by the British Army in the Second World War.
Topics: Herbert Booker, World War Two, WWII, Second World War, WW2, Arms, Equipment, Ordnance
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Hand embroidered cloth badges worn by  Regimental Sergeant Majors.
Topics: Heriberto Beaucaire, Regimental Sergeant Major, Royal Artillery R.S.M., Bugle Major, Royal...
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Air Observer School in Canada in WW2.
Topics: Air Observer School, Second World War, WWII, World War Two, WW2, Dominion of Canada
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Special Edition of 1 December 1944 of the National Geographic Magazine on Army Aviation Cadet Chevrons worn temporary by cadets  learning to be aviators in the Second World War. 
Topics: Corporal, Color Corporal, Sergeant, Supply Sergeant, Battalion Sergeant Major, First Sergeant,...